Oct 5, 2012 7:00am EDT
the crowds swelled to more than 30,000 thursday, president obama arrived armed with new energy and attack lines against romney that were absent from wednesday's debate. all but calling his opponent a liar. >> governor romney may dance around his positions. he may do a tap dance and a two-step, but if you want to be president, then you owe the american people the truth. >> reporter: mr. obama's top advisers concedes the president needs to come back fighting the next two debates and find a sharper way to sell his message. we'll make adjustments, his top strategist said. president obama took aim at cutting funds to pbs, the home to big bird. that's less than $100 million a year, just a fraction of the overall federal budget. >> thank goodness somebody's finally cracking down on big bird! who knew that he was responsible for all these deficits? elmo's got to watch out. >> reporter: meanwhile, a past presidential nominee, former vice president al gore, who had his own debate struggles, offered this unusual explanation for mr. obama's uninspired performance, blaming the high altitude in denver.
Oct 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
babies to families all across the country. >> i'm great at being pregnant. i have tons of energy and no morning sickness. >> reporter: in 2010, more than 1,400 babies were born to gestational surrogates, almost double the number from 2004. >> we've gotten so much better at in vitro fertilization technology. therefore this becomes more of a successful reality. >> reporter: it is increasingly becoming a family affair. this past august, 53-year-old cindy gave birth to her own granddaughter. she volunteered to carry the baby after her daughter emily was diagnosed with cervical cancer and had a hysterectomy. >> the thought of emily and mike not being able to have children and sort of chair that piece of their lives with someone just broke my heart. >> the baby conceived through ivf using emily and her husband's genetic material made their dream of starting a family come true. >> the lack of sleep, which is -- which we knew was coming, we couldn't be happier. >> reporter: even sisters are helping each other out. when tonya radcliffe learned she could conceive a baby but not carry one,